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Educational Best Practices From High-Achieving Nations (Perspectives in Education)

Now more than ever, high-quality education for all is a public good that is essential for the good of the public. As the fate of individuals and nations is increasingly interdependent, the quest for access to an equitable, empowering education for all people has become a critical issue for the United States as a whole. No society can thrive in a technological, knowledge-based economy by depriving large segments of its population of learning. But at a time when three quarters of the fastest growing occupations require postsecondary education, just over one third of young people in the United States receive a college degree. Meanwhile, in many European and Asian nations, more than half of young people are becoming college graduates. At a time when high ...

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